Gerard Butler

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Copshop review – lean, mean nailbiter with a pop-culture fetish
Joe Carnahan’s claustrophobic thriller is packed with the satisfying basics: neat setups and payoffs and gratuitous violence

Phil Hoad

10, Sep, 2021 @7:10 AM

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Hear me out: why PS I Love You isn't a bad movie
Continuing our series of writers sticking up for loathed films is a defence of the commercially successful yet critically lambasted romance

Ralph Jones

08, Mar, 2021 @7:16 AM

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Greenland review – comet disaster movie with a surprisingly deep impact
Gerard Butler does more than just punch his way out of imminent apocalypse in Ric Roman Waugh’s sharp action film

Mark Kermode

07, Feb, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Want to survive a disaster movie? You best be a privileged westerner
Greenland is the latest film leaving the audience rooting for families who’ve already got a golden ticket

Steve Rose

01, Feb, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Greenland review – Gerard Butler v comet in solid disaster thriller
The world is ending yet again in an often effective yet overlong adventure that sees a family trying to find safety amid mayhem

Benjamin Lee

16, Dec, 2020 @2:00 PM

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Angel Has Fallen review – on the run from the Russians
Gerard Butler’s Secret Service agent is framed by Moscow in the tasteless third film in the franchise

Simran Hans

25, Aug, 2019 @7:00 AM

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Angel Has Fallen: is Gerard Butler Hollywood's weirdest action hero?
Inane, profane and wholly humourless, the Fallen trilogy would be in movie hell – were it not for the thirsty work of its star

Stuart Heritage

22, Aug, 2019 @7:33 AM

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Angel Has Fallen review – Gerard Butler's pyrotechnics fizzle out
In the latest overblown instalment of the Fallen franchise, Butler’s beleaguered secret service agent goes on the run, seeking out unintelligible dad Nick Nolte

Mike McCahill

21, Aug, 2019 @9:46 AM

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The Vanishing review – windswept lighthouse mystery
Three lighthouse keepers make an astonishing discovery on a remote Scottish island in this tense and powerful thriller

Peter Bradshaw

28, Mar, 2019 @11:00 AM

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Hunter Killer review – Gerard Butler's sub commander is all at sea
Butler’s naval maverick investigates simultaneous torpedo attacks on US and Russian submarines in a long, loud game of Battleships

Mike McCahill

19, Oct, 2018 @7:00 AM

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Gerard Butler's Pentagon briefing and other grandiose film campaigns
The actor promoted his new thriller while also fielding questions about Saudi Arabia – and he’s not the first to spearhead an overblown press tour

Stuart Heritage

18, Oct, 2018 @4:10 PM

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The Lamest Showmen: why can’t male actors sing?
As the new Mamma Mia! hits cinemas, we explore why male actors hit the bum notes in modern movie musicals

Steve Rose

23, Jul, 2018 @9:00 AM

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